Contractors and Developers: The Best of Both Worlds

If you are looking to save some money on your brand new home, one thing you might want to consider is the class of developer you are investing in.

When we dissected the pricing schemes of real estate developers, we noticed that there are various factors that contribute to the listed price. One of these key factors is the construction cost – that is, higher construction costs naturally entails a higher listed price. Another factor is the construction period. Most developers have to bid out their projects to contractors before starting construction, requiring additional time and expenses throughout the process.

As such, firms who have the capacity to act as both the contractor and developer, hold an unmatched advantage in the industry.

The following is a list of three (3) key advantages for these types of developers:

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DMCI Homes:Alfonso’s Promotional Video

This is the video of Alfonso’s Promotional Video. Please enjoy! I would like to personally thanks Nina Go, Christian Pulido as the Mother and Father, and Dash, and Jayla as the kids.

 

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DMCI Homes joins forces with Red Cross to Fundraise!

DMCI Homes, in cooperation with Red Cross Philippines, is campaigning for the relief efforts in Japan. We will donate $1 for every “like” on our DMCI Homes Facebook starting today, March 24, 2011 – April 7, 2011. Please join hands with us in support for those suffering from the calamities that has struck Japan on March 11, 2011. Share this information with your family and friends so that we may make a difference to the lives of those neighboring us.

Japan efforts

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DMCI Homes: Another Feel Good Story!

A big massive thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Lagunay. They have recently purchased a home at DMCI Homes and this is their story. I had mentioned it in the last post how I loved the idea of homeowners growing a family within the premises, it makes me feel good about what I do. Its not the homes we built, but the lives we continue to build!

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Saving Green while Living Green

With St. Patrick’s Day already over, there are still many ways to go green. In this post, we will focus on the homeowner and how they can live greener while saving some money as well. Going green is an initiative that will not only help your wallet, but also our planet and everyone living in it; just imagine that you will be making our planet healthier for your kids to live in.

Many think that going green is expensive and tedious, however, we will show you inexpensive tips and methods with easy-to-follow steps to ‘greening your home’. Continue reading

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5 Immutable Laws of Buying a Home

As the proliferation of real estate choices have become more apparent, we are subjected to a wide variety of different variables that can affect our buying decision. Especially in the Philippines where there are so many developers claiming to be the best and largest developer in the industry we become misinformed who truly can deliver and provide the best value for their money.

Our blog team here at DMCI Homes hopes to provide with what we call the “5 Immutable Laws of Buying a Home” to help buyers and homeowners determine whether they have made the right choice in finding a home for the best value for their money. The following laws are not in any specific order.

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Galloping Economy, Bumili na tayo!

The Philippines, as an economy, is galloping its way back to the top. As we ended 2010, The World Bank registered the year-end growth of the Philippines to about 7.3%, from a growth of about 1.1% in 2009 we are experiencing a very optimistic economy. The Philippines is seeing its highest growth since the post Marcus era, which was over 20 years ago.

When referring to the real estate industry, it is hard to find a public real estate company that is not doing well. The backlog of the Philippine economy is estimated to be around 3.7 million, with that number drastically increasing parallel to the Philippine population. Continue reading

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